IAM eGov/Mil Newsletter

  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Jan 12, 2022

    • Save the Date - 2022 Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • Traffic Distribution Lists - 2021
    • U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Seeks to Accelerate Under-21 CDL Pilot
    • FMC Policy Statements Provide Guidance on Complaints Process
    • Modernized DPS Claims Module Q&A With USTRANSCOM
    • Stay Lifted - OSHA Updates Compliance Timelines Under ETS
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Call (6 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (4 Jan)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Dec. 15, 2021

    • Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) Passes U.S. House by Wide Margin
    • Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR
    • ‘Container Dwell Fee’ To Remain On Pause Until Dec. 20
    • Georgia court issues nationwide injunction to block vaccine mandate for federal contractors
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (14 Dec)
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Call (2 Dec)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Dec. 1, 2021

    • IAM Governing Member Assessment for 2022
    • Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR
    • USTRANSCOM Ready to Implement Changes to ISF 10+2 Process
    • U.S. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Signed Into Law
    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Launches Inquiry into Supply Chain Disruptions
    • Biden Administration Offers Endorsement of Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA)
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • DoD’s long-delayed household goods moving contract faces yet another protest

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Nov. 17, 2021

    • Shipper-Focused Trade Associations Request U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Clarify Container Dwell Fee
    • Electronic inventories for all DoD personal property shipments starting May 15, 2023
    • USTRANSCOM PP Advisory #22-0005 (Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR) 29 Oct 21
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (16 Nov)
    • Changes to 2022 DP3 Business Rules -- Comparison To Last Draft Version
    • USTRANSCOM awards contract to improve the moving process for Service Members and their families
    • Recalculation of Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) Scores for the 1st Performance Period (PP) 1January – 14 May 2022
    • Vaccine & Testing Requirements for Companies of 100 or More Employees - Initial Legal Challenges Considered
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Nov)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Nov. 3, 2021

    • USTRANSCOM PP Advisory #22-0005 (Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR) 29 Oct 21
    • White House & CDC Outline International Travel to the U.S. Requirements
    • Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach Issue Draft Container Fee Assessment Rule
    • IAM Annual Meeting - Government and Regulatory Affairs Recap
      • U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA): Household Goods Working Group Recommendations - Comments Submitted
      • U.S. Surface Transportation Act (Highway Bill) Reauthorization Act Update
      • Legislation to Address a Range of Port-Connected Congestion Issues Gathers Additional Support
      • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Activity
      • U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
    • Daycos Informs Customers of Invoice Note Issue in DPS
    • USTRANSCOM Commander Videos Used During Her NDTA Speech
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (2 Nov)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (26 Oct)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Oct. 20, 2021

    • Annual Meeting Wrap-Up
    • Is a DAB Membership Right for You?
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Call (7 Oct)
    • Update 2021 Crate Rate Increase and Liftvan/Packing Surcharge for Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Shipments
    • Extended International Transit Times Continuation Through Fiscal Year 2022
    • Update Discontinue Use of CONUS Non-DoD Approved (NDA) Storage in Transit (SIT) Facilities for 2021 Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Shipments
    • SDDC System Response Center (SRC) Contact Changes

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Oct. 6, 2021

    • If you can't be seen, can you be found? Register now and remove the doubt!
    • ISA Distributes Patronage Dividend Totaling $650,000.00 to ISA Members
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (5 Oct)
    • Recent USTRANSCOM Advisories Covering Hot Topics
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (28 Sep)
    • Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Holds Confirmation Hearing for Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost to Command U.S. Transportation Command (US TRANSCOM)
    • SSAA launches free ebook for budding self storage entrepreneurs

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Sept. 22, 2021

    • The IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Means Growth for Your Business—In-person OR Virtual!
    • IAM Joins Transportation-Focused Trade Associations and Companies in Support of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021
    • Learn How to Save Your Company Money
    • European Shipping Community Raises Concerns Over Rising Costs
    • New USTRANSCOM Commander, Gen. Van Ovost - SASC Hearing; Advance Policy Questions
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (21 Sep)
    • COVID-19 - Workplace Update: Biden Executive Order (EO) Spotlights Incoming COVID-19 Requirements for Employers, Employees and Contractors
    • USTRANSCOM Fall Personal Property Forum (PPF) 15-16 Sep; Session Notes
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (7 Sep)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Sept. 10, 2021

    • Have it Your Way - In Person or Virtual
    • Department of Defense (DOD) Fall 2021 Virtual Personal Property Forum (PPF) Registration
    • U.S. Budget Reconciliation Package Update
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (7 Sep)
    • Proposed FMCSA Rulemaking
    • COVID-19 - Workplace Update: Aug. 31
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (31 Aug)
    • FINAL USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (26 Aug) of the Season

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 25, 2021

    • Learn how to Navigate and Network Using Swapcard
    • 2022 DOD Business Rules
    • New Director of Personal Property at USTRANSCOM Takes Over
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (24 Aug)
    • GSA's 2021 HTOS, Domestic GSA500A-2021 Tariff, 2021-2022 CHAMP RFO and 2021-2022 XTOS and RFO
    • The world's third busiest container port is back but the shipping crisis isn't over yet
    • Supply Chain Issues Impacting the International Moving Industry
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 11, 2021

    • FMC Update: Fact Finding Investigation No. 29 Interim Recommendations
    • Supply Chain Issues Impacting the International Moving Industry
    • 2022 DP3 Business Rule Change Overview
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (10 Aug)
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (3 Aug)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (29 July)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 28, 2021

    • Updates from the Office of the Secretary of Defense on Installation Access and Cyber-Security
    • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Holds Meeting - Supply Chain Issues, Detention & Demurrage Charges & Fact Finding 29 Interim Recommendations Reviewed
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Issues Updated Mask Guidance
    • Your Colleagues are Getting Registered - Don't Wait too Long and Miss a Meeting!
    • Travel to the U.S. Restrictions to Remain in Place for Now
    • RPP Delivers More Than $400,000 USD Back to Members in 2020
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (27 July)
    • Nominate a Rising Star Today - Deadline Aug. 2
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (22 July)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (20 July)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (15 July)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 14, 2021

    • Update on Forthcoming Executive Order (EO) - Agency Review of Sea & Rail Industry Shipping Charges
    • Biden to take aim at rail, sea shipping competition -source
    • Your Annual meeting To-Do List; Early Bird Deadline Extended
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (13 July)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (8 July)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (6 July)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 30, 2021

    • Mover Shortage Causes Major Headaches for Military Families During PCS Season
    • Your Annual meeting To-Do List; Early Bird Deadline July 2
    • IAM Young Professionals - Get Involved Today!
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (17 Jun)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 16, 2021

    • USTRANSCOM Issues Advisory on Use of Non-DoD SIT Facility Use
    • Annual Meeting Exhibit Space Available
    • U.S. Senate Passes Legislation to Prevent U.S. Customs and Border Protection from Selling Transferee Personal Data
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (15 June)
    • FMC Accepting Applications for National Shipper Advisory Committee
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (3 Jun)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 2, 2021

    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Clarifies Permissible COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives & Requirements
    • Registration Open for IAM Annual Meeting in Orlando
    • USTRANSCOM PP Advisory #21-0076 Extension of Refusals and Short Fuse Expansion for the 2021 Peak Season
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (1 June)
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Current Guidance for Travel to the U.S.
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (27 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (20 May)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 19, 2021

    • President Biden’s Executive Order on Federal Contractors and the Minimum Wage Increase: Is DP3 or CHAMPS Impacted?
    • Upcoming Dates for the IAM Annual Meeting and Expo
    • U.S. House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Hearing Highlights GHC Contract
    • IAM Can Provide your FMCSA Interstate Compliance Requirements (BOC-3 Process Agents & Arbitration)
    • Non-Temp Storage Tender of Service (NTS TOS) Modification; Action Required
    • GSA CHAMP Lumber Cost Notice
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Current Guidance for Travel to the U.S.
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (18 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (13 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (6 May)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 5, 2021

    • Join IAM as we Explore Potential DoD Business Rule Initiatives for 2022
    • IAM can provide your FMCSA Interstate Compliance Requirements (BOC-3 Process Agents & Arbitration)
    • How ISA is working to bring container shipping back under control
    • New DoD Non-Temp Storage Tender of Service Key Details
    • Federal court rules California's AB 5 applies to trucking, dealing blow to owner-operator model in state
    • USTC Conditions Based Movement Call (4 May)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (27 Apr)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (22 April)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Apr. 21, 2021

    • Cancellation of Extension for Submitting Financial Information for Household Goods TSPs and Non-Temporary Storage TSPs
    • GSA Household Goods Update: New Household Goods Rate Offers Now Available in TMSS 2.0
    • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Activity Update
    • Commercial Driver Legislation Introduced
    • U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Approves Issuance of an Additional 22,000 H-2B Visas
    • Five Hapag-Lloyd container ships to be converted to U.S. registry at Port Canaveral
    • Scholarship Deadline Approaching - Need $5000 for Tuition?
    • DoD Peak Season Call (15 April)
    • The Rising Star Award
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (13 April)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Apr. 7, 2021

    • Spring Personal Property Forum
    • IAM Member Companies Canceled Voluntarily and for Nonpayment of Dues
    • 6 April Conditions Based Movement Call (USTC J9)
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications - Deadline May 1

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Mar. 24, 2021

    • Industry Pre-Meeting for DoD’s Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • GSA - Federal Relocation Notice, Extension of COVID Provisions
    • JPPSO-NE hosts annual (virtual) Industry Day
    • IAM Learning - Don't Miss These Sessions!
    • Contribute to the Portal magazine! Focus on Technology in the Moving Industry
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (16 Mar)
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Call (11 Mar)
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Mar. 10, 2021

    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Mar)
    • 2021 Air Force Personal Property Activity Special Interest Items
    • Ad Sales for IAM Newsletters
    • Upcoming Webcast: Financial Disciplines for Movers
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (2 Mar)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (23 Feb)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 24, 2021

    • Next USTC Commander?
    • Two updates from GSA CHAMP
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (23 Feb)
    • TRANSCOM delays awarding new contract worth up to $20 billion for military household goods moves
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Season Call (11 Feb)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 10, 2021

    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Feb)
    • Coming Up on IAM Learning
    • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Account System Access Update
    • Why You Should Complete the Customer Service Satisfaction Survey After Your Next PCS
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (2 Feb)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Jan. 27, 2021

    • SBA Issues Additional Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Processing Reopening Dates
    • COVID-19 Epidemiology Update/Briefing from USTRANSCOM Surgeon General as presented to the USTRANSCOM/Industry Surface Executive Working Group COVID conference call
    • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule to Clarify Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (26 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Responds to IAM Request for 2021 Business Rule Clarifications
    • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Account System Access Update
    • Satisfaction with Military Moves Went Up Despite Pandemic, DoD Says
    • Webcast: Women Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success
    • Why You Should Complete the Customer Service Satisfaction Survey After Your Next PCS
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (19 Jan)
    • USTC J9 Monthly Non-Peak Call (14 Jan)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (12 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Dates/Times for the 2021 Spring Personal Property Forum
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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